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Wave Without A Shore

It’s a work in progress but everything should work now

 

Under the weather last 2 weeks, doing better.

Not the virus. Just crud. But ok. We're saying a reluctant goodbye to Scott---he's been with us a long time, part of the 'family', he and Andrea. But construction jobs have to end, and he has to move on to a shower install elsewhere. He'll pop back in to help us with...

We are officially into the cleanup phase of house remodel…

And with Scott's help---we managed to get the weight of the marine tank canopy reduced by about 90% which means easy off-on. Feeding is still an adventure---I have to get a short ladder and climb up to drop food in, but that's not too bad. OTOH, FINITY made the leap...

Finishing up the house remodel

We're starting on a new phase---cleanup. We've lived like campers for nearly 3 years, embarrassed even to open the door to callers, because the living room is awash in boxes and every room in the house is 'temporarily' stocked with stuff that doesn't belong there.

Windstorm and hawthorne hulls. OMG.

I pulled about 10 lbs of them out of the pond filter, and spent an hour power-washing them out of the fiber filter mat. Glug! They're all over the drive and patio, not to mention everything else. Hawthorne is one of the prettiest blooming trees, the Maxfield Parrish...

cleaning the Augean Stables….

Aka, Jane's freshwater tank that's been limping along, occasionally inaccessible except for feeding and addition of water, for about 2 years. I decided to lend a hand. And ordered a new pump/filter system (Sicce Shark, 800) to replace the 2 double Penguin filters,...

You may notice some changes and weirdness…

As if that's unusual. But we have gotten somebody to fix Closed Circle, and bring it up to speed with some major Word Press goings-on. Meanwhile, back at the ranch---I've got another sinus infection and am taking heavy antibiotics. You know you're sick when...

Getting a new mask soon

...wearing a 'clinic' free mask I found in a coat pocket meanwhile. And when mine come black, fabric---I'm going to have Jane paint or embroider a 'smiling kitty' nose on it. Those of you with cats are free to copy. 🙂 And dog fanciers, maybe a doggy nose with a lappy...

Adventures in stay-home

Jane and I are doing well, muddling along in this stay-home order, and Washington is apparently passing the hump of the curve. There have been 10 dead in our county, but the infection rate is slowing. Even in Seattle, with its huge population. We are also still under...

Trying to get back to normal…such as we can under lockdown.

We were getting along fairly well under a 'reduced travel' order, until we saw COVID-19 leap over the Cascades, and until the highway and streets departments, asked about any decline in traffic, told the governor no, it's not working. So thanks to people who thought...

Frantic month…

We've opted out of our usual St. Paddy's day fest with the pipers and all---regretfully. But while the virus isn't out in town,it is in town, and we've just decided the tightly packed pub crowd in that evening is not wise for people of _ahem) - our age. Hope you all...

Sorry about the long silence. Re-hi!

Been scrambling like mad with writing, playing catchup with same and trying to make deadline. Been a little behind in communications, but gaining on it.

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